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Collecting the Past: Historians & Antiquarians in Turn-of-the-Century China

A talk by Shana J. Brown, candidate for the modern China history position at UCLA

Monday, January 29, 2007
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Shana J. Brown (Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 2003) is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Hawaii. Her area of expertise is twentieth-century China, with a focus on intellectual and cultural history. Her interests include social and political modernity, visual representation, and popular culture. Her doctoral dissertation discusses the indebtedness of modern historical scholarship to the collection of ancient artificacts by late Qing dynasty scholars.

Dr. Brown is a candidate for a position in modern Chinese history. The call for applications mentions that "the UCLA History Department seeks . . . to fill a position in the history of modern China, pending budgetary approval. This position will be for a tenure-track assistant professor whose research focuses chronologically on nineteenth- or twentieth-century China, irrespective of specialization."

310 825-4601

Sponsor(s): , Department of History

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